Tag Archive: Indefinite Detention

Rumsfeld Supports Detaining Inmate With U.S. Citizenship – New York Times – by Katherine Q. Seelye

Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld contended today that the United States government’s continued detention of an American-born prisoner who was captured in Afghanistan was justified, even though he had not been charged or given access to a lawyer. Mr….
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Civil Liberties After September 11 – Socialist Scholars Conference 2002 – Speech Transcript – PDF

2002 Civil Liberties After September 11 I want to just say how honored I am really, and pleased and moved to be here with Lynne Stewart. You hear this very, very depressing stuff, basically in a lawless country right now,…
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Civil Liberties

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Detained US Citizen in Legal Limbo at Navy Brig in Virginia – Miami Herald – by Frank Davies – PDF

2002 Detained US Citizen in Legal Limbo at Navy Brig in Virginia Yasser Esam Hamdi sat in a Navy brig in Norfolk, Va., Tuesday, a captive in legal limbo and apparently without legal representation. A reported U.S. citizen captured in…
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Civil Liberties, Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Petition to Inter-American Commission on Human Rights on Behalf of Guantanamo Detainees

2002 IACHR Petition The Center for Constitutional Rights (CCR) filed a petition asking the Inter-American Commission on Human Rights of the Organization of American States to intervene against the US government’s inhumane treatment of the detainees at Guantanamo Bay. The US…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Hicks v. United States

http://ccrjustice.org/home/what-we-do/our-cases/hicks-v-united-states Hicks v. United States was an appeal on behalf of former Guantánamo detainee David Hicks asking the U.S. Court of Military Commission Review to overturn his conviction for “providing material support for terrorism,” a charge that was invalidated in 2012…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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As Al Qaeda and the Taliban Head to Guantanamo, Cuba, a Look Back at What They’ll Be Facing in Detention Camps From the Experience of Haitian Refugees — Democracy Now Video

As the search for Osama bin Laden and Mullah Omar intensifies in Afghanistan, so have US efforts to capture and question suspected Taliban and al Qaeda fighters. Over the last two days alone, at least 30 new prisoners have been…
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Guantanamo / Illegal Detention

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Building Post 9/11 Security: Permanent War Abroad and Permanent War at Home – PDF

2001 Building Post 9/11 Security: Permanent War Abroad and Permanent War at Home Most of the speakers at this conference have addressed the legitimate concerns that face us all concerning the use of weapons of mass destruction, primarily nuclear weapons….
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Civil Liberties, International War Crimes

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